Clarissa Harlowe; or the history of a young lady - Volume 1




      Clarissa Harlowe; or the history of a young lady - Volume 1
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Samuel Richardson was a major English 18th century writer best known for his three epistolary novels Pamela Or, Virtue Rewarded 1740 , Clarissa Or the History of a Young Lady 1748 and Sir Charles Grandison 1753.Richardson had been an established printer and publisher for most of his life when, at the age of 51, he wrote his first novel and immediately became one of the most popular and admired writers of his time.

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  • 225 pages
  • Clarissa Harlowe; or the history of a young lady - Volume 1
  • Samuel Richardson
  • English
  • 13 March 2018

10 thoughts on “ Clarissa Harlowe; or the history of a young lady - Volume 1

  1. VeganMedusa says:

    2133 pages, consisting of 536 letters plus conclusion and author s postscript all cross referenced the author must have been a madman A madman with an impressive filing system.This is the kind of book that draws you in slowly but completely, with not much happening most of the time So when something does happen, it s tremendously exciting My favourite scene from the whole book was at the ...

  2. Nicole says:

    Ooookay so Volume 1 of 9 Here is a quick synopsis of nearly 200 pages Clarissa with the back of her hand pressed to her forehead in classically melodramatic style I shant I shant marry Mr Solmes Please just let me be single Various family members Why must you be so obstinate and spoiled You re locked in the house until you learn to obey Mr Lovelace lurks in the shadows and plots how he can conquer Clarissa, although her family despises him since he tried to kill her brother in a Ooookay so Volume 1 of 9 Here is a quick synopsis of nearly 200 pages Clarissa with the back of her hand pressed to her forehead in classically melodramatic style I shant I shant marry Mr Solmes Please just let me be single Various family members Why must you be so obstinate and spoiled You re locked in the house until you learn to obey Mr Lovelace lurks in the shadows and plots how he can conquer Clarissa, although her family despises him since he tried to kill her brother in a duel.Mr Solmes hovers on the edges of the plot and wrings his hands while he waits for the family to prevail in convincing Clarissa to marry him.For the first two thirds of the volume, Clarissa insists she has no interest in Mr Lovelace, only to inexplicably change her mind after he accosts her in the garden...

  3. Kathleen Flynn says:

    Longer than War Peace, told entirely in letters, practically in real time It s like watching paint dry, onlydark, claustrophobic and creepy This is one of the most amazing books I have ever read, but not for the faint of heart

  4. Rosemary says:

    My goodness, she does witter on Admittedly she s young but really very silly too I will not be reading the other volumes at least, not at any foreseeable time However, Richardson does an amazing job of getting inside the head of his character.

  5. Leah says:

    Epistolary novels require a certain amount of willing suspension of disbelief, and this one is no exception Clarissa s story is a tragic one that comes across at times like a morality play, and it definitely has some strong opinions about the characters within.

  6. Corinna says:

    I m just so happy I finally finished it And I read the abridged version

  7. Raoul says:

    Way too long for the current era, but I can imagine that this was quite popular when it was published in the mid 18th century I assume this was an effort by the author to convince young women of that era to marry as their parents desired or they would follow a similar fate as did Clarissa I really like the way the author used the series of letters to convey the story You just don t see that very often in current literature I read the first volume quite some time ago and then finally found Way too long for the current era, but I can imagine that this was quite popular when it was published in the mid 18th century I assume this was an effort by the author to convince young women of that era to marry as their parents desired or they would follow a similar fate as did Clarissa I really like the way the author used the series of letters to con...

  8. Wendy says:

    English 540A English Fiction, 18th C Novel Main characters are Clarissa, Lovelace, Anna Howe, and Clarissa s family, the Harlowes A novel that is told completely through correspondence A story about a young woman who tries to make dec...

  9. Ashley W says:

    This novel is over 1,500 pages and luckily, I found out that it is on the Kindle for free and printed into 9 volumes, so this review is about the first volume The novel follows titular character, Clarissa Harlowe, a young good and virtuous woman, who is lusted after by the creepy Robert Lovelace After her brother and Lovelace duel, Clarissa is being made to marry a horrifying man named Mr Solmes because her family believes she is in love with Lovelace She refuses to marry Mr Solmes because This novel is over 1,500 pages and luckily, I found out that it is on the Kindle for free and printed into 9 volumes, so this review is about the first volume The novel follows titular character, Clarissa Harlowe, a young good and virtuous woman, who is lusted after by the creepy Robert Lovelace After her brot...

  10. Lisa says:

    Lot of letters between friends could have said as much in less but there you go So far, Mr Lovelace has been introduced to Clarissa s sister when really he meant to be introduced to Clarissa he therefore turns the sister down and turns his addresses to Clarissa, who is not interested Sister Bella is not happy with this and joins forces with spoilt, selfish brother James who is displeased that Clarissa has been left independent property by their grandfather property that would normally Lot of letters between friends could have said as much in less but there you go So far, Mr Lovelace has been introduced to Clarissa s sister when really he meant to be introduced to Clarissa he therefore turns the sister down and turns his addresses to Clarissa, who is not interested Sister Bella is not happy with this and joins forces with spoilt, selfish brother James who is displeased that Clarissa has been left independent property by their grandfather property that would normall...

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